SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro NC is voluntarily recalling all of its SunBurst, Fresh Bites and Private labeled products which are currently in the market because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
All codes, all sell-by dates and sizes of the following brands are being recalled:
- Fresh Bites
Private label products are identified by the following brand names: River Edge Farms, CFW, Southern Zest, CJ’s Vending, Binford Street Deli, Middle Georgia Vendors, Roanoke Foods, Select Foods, and Jesse Jones (Double Chili Dogs). See link for detailed list of recalled products.
The products being recalled were sold in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia.
This recall was initiated as a result of sampling and testing performed by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services.
To date, SunBurst is unaware of any illnesses related to these products.
Products not manufactured but distributed by SunBurst such as cakes, burritos, and chips are not part of this recall.
Consumers who have purchased the affected products are urged to destroy them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company between 8AM and 5PM EST at 1-919-778-2151.